Orcadia cristata (Heron-Allen and Earland, 1929)
 
Class: Rotaliata  Subclass: Globigerinana  Order: Globigerinida  Family: Hastigerinidae
 
found in a core of  DSDP Leg 47 Site 398
 
   off Biscaya and Iberia   Portugal
 
Site 398
Geological Time: Quaternary  Pleistocene  
 
the images are published under public domain in the below cited scientific report of the
 
 
View of a specimen of Orcadia cristata (Heron-Allen and Earland, 1929)

size about 300 and 390µm
 
The identification is based upon:
 Iaccarino, S.; Salvatorini, G., 1979: Planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy of the Neogene and Quaternary sediments from Site 398, DSDP, Leg 47B. Ryan, W.B.F., Sibuet, J.-C., et al., Init. Repts. DSDP, 47 Part 2 of the cruises of the drilling vessel Glomar Challenger, Vigo, Spain to Brest, France; April-May 1976.   Plate 7, Fig. 30,31
 
 
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dataset number: FEU-1008823
 
 
Citation:
Iaccarino, S.; Salvatorini, G., 1979: Planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy of the Neogene and Quaternary sediments from Site 398, DSDP, Leg 47B. Ryan, W.B.F., Sibuet, J.-C., et al., Init. Repts. DSDP, 47 Part 2 of the cruises of the drilling vessel Glomar Challenger, Vigo, Spain to Brest, France; April-May 1976. Plate 7, Fig 30,31